Director Bala, who has made critically acclaimed and National Award winning films like Sethu, Nandha, Pithamagan, Naan Kadavul and Avan Ivan, is ready with his new film, Paradesi. The film is written, directed, and produced by Bala. Paradesi is based on the real life experiences of some people in the 1930s in India. Atharvaa Murali plays the protagonist, while Vedhika C Kumar and Dhanshikaa are the leading ladies. The film was shot in Salur and Manamadurai in Sivagangai district, Munnar and Talaiyar in Kerala , and the forest areas in Theni district.